The Book of WHAT?
Compiled and edited by Rodney Dale
A Thesaurus of THINGS EVERYDAY & ESOTERIC
Among the treasures you will discover in What?
DUKW (pron. 'Duck') An amphibious WWII US Army vehicle,
happily named from its factory code letters D = boat, U = lorry, KW
= lorry chassis.
Exonym What a place abroad is called in English; hence
Lodz (rather than Wutsh), Paris (to rhyme with Harris), Tiflis (rather
than Tiblisi), and so on.
Googlewhack A Google search producing a single result.
Mullet A hairstyle described as 'business in front; party